Saddled with thousands of dollars of student loans and facing one of the worst economies in decades, recent college graduates are being forced to move back home at an alarming rate. According to a report released by the Pew Research Center this past March, the number of young adults living with their parents is the highest it’s been since the 1950s.
Oddly enough, polls continue to show that yo... More
Via La Vanguardia (ph/t: The Courtier):
The popemobile motorcade
Justin Bieber fans? Nope: pilgrims.
Opening Liturgy in Madrid Square (I believe)
A sense of the crowd's size (the gathering at the final Mass will be far greater!)
Bishops attending the opening liturgy
Via Mountain Butorac at The Catholic Traveler:
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Yesterday I praised Slate contributor William Saletan for his comments on “coin toss” abortions.
Today I have to criticize Slate’s choice to publish what has to be one of the saddest, most vile screeds I’ve ever seen written against the Catholic Church and catholics.
Amanda Marcotte is a pro-abortion, anti-Catholic feminist who doesn’t need much introduction. In 2007 ... More
As you probably know, World Youth Day is taking place now in Madrid, Spain.
Cardinal Rouco Varela greeted the young pilgrims by acknowledging that many of them would more aptly be described as the Benedict XVI generation than the John Paul II generation:
“You are the Benedict XVI generation, which is not the same as John Paul II generation” Cardinal Rouco Varela said. Quoting from the Po... More
The Ruth Institute (which promotes healthy marriages among young people) is challenging young adults (ages 18-24) to submit 30-second videos answering the question, “Is lifelong love possible?” They’re calling it the REEL LOVE CHALLENGE.
Here’s Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse explaining the ground rules:
Hurry – the contest closes February 1st, so ENTER NOW!
Oh, and I pla... More